Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) accident that caused a serious service disruption could have been the result of human negligence, the administration for the Railway Safety and Investigation Committee said yesterday.
Newly appointed Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said yesterday during a hand-over ceremony with former minister Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) that he will soon start to communicate with lawmakers regarding the Urban Renewal Act amendment, as two articles of the act were ruled unconstitutional last April.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) declared yesterday that he “does not understand” former DPP Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) remark that the DPP has been “privatized.”
Newly assigned Environmental Protection Administration Minister Wei Kuo-yen (魏國彥) said yesterday that he will focus on upgrading the administration to become the Ministry of Environmental Resources.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that strengthening the nation through innovation is a path that must be taken, at a ceremony officially marking the National Science Council's (NSC) upgrade to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Entertainers from the baseball-loving nations of Taiwan and South Korea are set to bat up in the central Taiwan city of Taichung for a charity game to benefit local autistic children.
School children can look forward to a longer winter break next year: between 27 and 30 days off starting late January, 2015., 1 Comment
Monday, March 3, 2014
The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) pledged yesterday that it will do whatever it can to protect Taiwanese fishing boats operating in East China Sea waters north of Taiwan., 1 Comment
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that he hopes the Ministry of Transportation and Communications will properly investigate the 228 Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion incident and submit a report as soon as possible.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced yesterday its refund policy for the 228 Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, saying that passengers with EasyCard or other electronic tickets who traveled by TRA trains between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 can get refunds.